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Note : Recorded at a low level, with high amount of hiss and background noise on the original tape.  Description : Ms. Ortiz and Ms. Santana discuss their family's arrival in California, attending Washington School, and working in the packinghouses. Call Number : C-091 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note : Part 1 and 2 audio cuts off at the end. Description : Mr. Munoz discusses is work with braceros at Foothill Ranch and the tension between the braceros and the local Mexican American men. Call Number : C-105 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Corona Public Library
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Description : Early Corona residents and their jobs or occupations. Call Number : C-137 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that...
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Note : 00:32:09 - 00:32:11, 00:38:36- 00:38: 37 audio is distorted. High hiss noise in background. Description : Informal interviews conducted at the Old Timers' Picnic at Victoria Park on June 1, 1986, the city's centennial. Various community members offer greetings and talk about the history of the Corona's park system, urban growth, and the citrus industry. Call Number : C-067 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Corona Public Library
by Darst, Wilbur
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Description : Recorded in Corona (California), Mr. Darst has a general question and answer session concerning bee keeping, pollination, honey, feeding the young, and diseases. Call Number : C-008 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Gould, Janet Williams
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Note : Both parts end abruptly. Description : Janet Williams Gould talks about the local Luiseno Indians, their religion and culture; the Temescal Tin mines; Don Bernardo Yorba and his Santiago de Santa Ana land grant. She provides background information on the city's founders; the formation of the South Riverside Land and Water Company; the first lemon and orange groves in Corona; the naming of Corona in 1896 and the grasshopper plague. Call Number : C-004; , C-005 Rights : Copyright status...
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by Bridges, Joe
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Note : first 10 seconds of audio is a fast pitch voice; 00:11:39 the backwards, fast program can be heard in background Description : Corona, Then and Now radio broadcast with Joe Bridges. Mr. Bridges talks about flood conditions during Ice Age in Corona and vicinity.  In 1906 Colorado River broke and filled up Salton Sea.  Santa Ana River originates San Bernardino Mountains. 1916 flood. Joe Bridges operated a store that served as the hub for the community. Locals routinely brought Mr....
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Note : Part 2 cuts off at the end.  Description : Interview with Lupe Avalos. Interview is conducted primarily in Spanish. Call Number : C-113 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
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Corona Public Library
by Fauskin, Ret. Col. Percy
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Note : All three sides end abruptly; Tape 1 part 1 00:00:10 audio is low until 00:00:37;  Description : Virginia Morris introduces Ret. Col.   Fauskin's special program on the "Trail of Tears".  Col. Percy Fauskin lectures on the five American Indian tribes which were forced to migrate westward over the Mississippi River against their will. Call Number : C-029; , C-030 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 audio is cut off at the end.  Description : Ms. Ramirez discusses her family, working the family farm, and leaving home and working as a housekeeper for the David Family. Later she started Corona's neighborhood center, Community Services Center, which provided assistance to low income families.  She discusses in detail the work she performed at the agency. Call Number : C-101 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Note : Program Recorded at a Very Low Level; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program cuts off at the end. Description : Mr. Hernandez discusses his crossing of the border in 1918, paying 8 dollars to cross at El Paso, Texas, from Michoacan, Mexico, fleeing from bandits.  Finally coming to Corona in 1920, he discusses his early days in Corona. Call Number : C-012 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Note : Tape 1 Part 1 is recorded really low and a high hissing noise; Tape 1 part 1 and 2 ends abruptly; tape 2 part 1 00:16:05 stops and interviewer begins to summarize the interview; tape 2 part 2 cuts interviewee off. Description : Francisco Rodriguez talks about his family and business. Call Number : C-051; , C-052 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Note : Program cuts off at the end on both sides.  Description : Onias Acevedo, the first Mexican-American Mayor of Corona, discusses his life and the Mexican-American community in Corona. Call Number : C-058 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Note : Hissing noise throughout Part 1 and 2; Part 2 ends abruptly; Dolores Salgado can barely be heard.  Description : Mr. Salgado talks about growing up on Call Ranch, housing, and the influence of World War II on the Mexican-American community. Call Number : C-095 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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by Bridges, Joe
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Note : 00:13:34 the backwards, fast program begins through the end of audio file; 00:15:42 ends part of the interview, then fast program is heard in the background, and at 00:15:58 interview resumes. Description : Radio broadcast of Joe Bridges talking on the program, Then and Now. Joe discusses his grocery store located at 1237 W. 6th St. since 1911, the road races, Chino, and sugar beet industry. Call Number : C-014 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S....
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by Gould, Janet Williams
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Note : Occasional breaks in program. High frequency distortion from 00:14:47 to end. Different content from 00:17:55 to end.  Description : The recording begins in the middle of Mrs. Gould's talk to local students on the local Indians and their customs with brief references to the early Spanish and American settlers Call Number : C-01 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by...
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by Ramirez, Augustine
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Description : The Ramirez family roots given in speech by Dr. Augustine Ramirez before League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Introduction discusses the importance of knowing  your family roots based on a speech by Alex Haley; talks about Ramirez family, starting with parents' life in Mexico on up through immigration to Corona in the mid 1920's. In 1977, Dr. Ramirez became the first Hispanic superintendent for the Corona-Norco Unified School District.  Call Number : C-006 Rights :...
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Description : Interview with Jess Uribe. Interview is primarily conducted in Spanish. Call Number : C-142 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by...
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Description : Interview with Angie Ramirez. Ms. Ramirez talks about her family and childhood in Corona. She attended Washington School, Corona High School, and then worked at the Foothill Lemon Company. Call Number : C-143 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
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Note : All three sides end abruptly. Description : Mike Lunetta discusses growing up in the sleepy town of Corona, emphasizing the small population and the impact of the citrus industry on the town's people. Mr. Lunetta discusses the road races of 1913, 1914 and 1916 as well as the impact of the development of the automobile on himself and the town of Corona. Call Number : C-026; , C-027 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.)....
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Note : Part 1 and 2 interview cuts off at the end. Description : Mike Villa talks about his early life in Corona. Mr. Villa talks about how his father worked for the railroad.  The family moved to Corona in 1911, when he was 8 years old. Their first home was at 3rd Street and Joy. He also talks about hotels, schools, and pipe yard in early Corona, and how he worked in concrete. He discusses how adobe houses are made and how they last forever. His residence was at 827 W. Grand Boulevard. Call...
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